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Posts from February 2018

Christus Victor Receives Synod Grant

We are pleased to announce that Christus Victor has received a matching grant of $5,000 from the Southeastern Synod Great Commission Fund. This grant will match a bequest from the estate of Dot Berry, making the total $10,000! The funds will be used for outreach, evangelism, and marketing, particularly focused on young families.  This will include creating a more permanent space for…

Adult Sunday School During Lent

Starting February 18, join Pastor Cuttino as we explore some of the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the great Lutheran pastors and writers. We will be using his work Life Together as the primary text. Classes will be designed so you do not have to read the book in advance (though you’re certainly welcome to). Some copies will be provided…

Season of Lent

Ash Wednesday Services:  February 14th 12:00 noon & 6:30pm. Lenten Soup and Salad Suppers:  begin on Wednesday evenings February 21 thru March 21 at 5:30 p.m. We need volunteers to bring a soup, salad, or bread. There is a sign up sheet in the Narthex if you can help. Thank you. Holden Evening Prayer Service: begins on February 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship…

Congratulations!

Since 2010, over $370 million has been distributed to thousands of churches, schools, and other nonprofits just like yours through Thrivent Choice®.  Through this program, eligible members can recommend where Thrivent donates millions of charitable outreach dollars each year. We are excited to share, based on member recommendations, Christus Victor Lutheran Church received $1,444 in charitable outreach funding in 2017. We hope this…

Preschool News

The Preshool are needing Mardi Gras beads and throws for the students upcoming parade. If you or your family have beads to donate please bring them to preschool by February 6. The Preschool Mardi Gras parade is Friday, February 9, at 10:30am. If anyone would like to come to the parade you are more than welcome. Thank you.

Bake Sale

The youth will be holding a bake sale following worship on Sunday, Feb 11. All proceeds will go toward travel expenses for our youth who are going to Gathering 2018 and Affirm. This is a great opportunity to purchase a sweet treat for your special someone for Valentines. And for those of you giving up sweets or chocolate for Lent, this is a…

Photo Directory Update:

We’re getting close to publishing the 2018 Directory. One section of the directory shows photos of members.  Another section of the directory lists names, addresses, etc. Currently, almost 70% of the congregation have had there photos taken. If you would like to have your photo in the directory, please see Lynda Richmond. She will be taking portrait shots after worship services through…

The Lord is My Help

Currently our food collections have dropped off and we need to do better. The panty always need non-perishable food items. Please bring your food items to the church and place them in the shopping cart located in the Narthex. Also, the pantry can always use brown paper bags and only 12 pack egg cartons. Thank…